Sep 27, 2010 4:00am PDT
and bounds. he set a new guinness world record for bungee jumping -- yikes, oh, my goodness -- taking a staggering 42 jumps in just one hour. that more than doubled the previous record of 19. wow, there he goes again. not surprisingly, his biggest problem with the repeat leaps from about 160 feet up in the air was -- can you guess it, bill? can you guess it? >> he's going to be sore? whiplash? >> he got dizzy. yeah. >> that makes sense. >> but i would add whiplash to the mix for sure. >> and stupidity. oh, did i say that? sorry. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, the army holds its first hearing in a grizzly war crimes case in which five soldiers are charged with killing afghan civilians for sport. they fired on them in unprovoked assaults with some of the soldiers accused of mutilating the corpses. >>> heading to book store shelves -- bob woodward's book "obama's wars." and also be sure to catch "education nation," nbc's special coverage on the state of our nation's schools. "today's" matt lauer
Sep 27, 2010 12:00pm PDT
francisco to set a new guinness record for largest ukelele ensemble but still not enough to beat the standing record held by great britain, 851 auk laleys. members of the -- ukelele. and members of the santa cruz ukelele club say they are not too sad about not breaking the record but they were just happy to have a good time and get together. >> our next newscast is at 5:00. have a great day.
Sep 27, 2010 5:30pm EDT
, this softball game could go on 120 hours. two teams and 20 players are working to beat a guinness world record by playing days on end in nova scotia. they will beat the world record if they keep up the game until wednesday. >>> when it comes to acdemghts a new report outlines why children in baltimore city are seeing far less and the reason may surprise you. that on abc2 news at 6:00 which starts right now. >>> after weeks of dry hot weather the rain is leaving us with the potential for floods. good evening, i'm kelly swoope. flash flood watches and warnings have saturated the area much like the much-needed rain. let's look at how things are looking doubt at the inner harbor -- downtown at the inner harbor. you can say definitely cloudy out there tonight, more might be in store for us tonight. wyett everhart is tracking this action. >> maryland's most powerful doppler radar, we've been tracking these showers and storms all day long and we had a little lightning earlier today. more true thunderstorms. now it's mainly rain that is the concern. heavy downpours possible later this evening, too. fl
Sep 26, 2010 5:00pm PDT
promover el libro de rÉcords guinness del 2011. el gigante es un gran danÉs que mide 43 pulgadas y el otro son chihuahua cuya estatura alcanza las cuatro pulgadas. los dueÑos de los canes estÁn sorprendidos que sus mascotas mÁs han sido seleccionadas por la publicaciÓn. la verdad que es tan hermosos. el libro es uno de los mÁs vendidos del mundo y figurar en el debe ser un gran honor. muchas personas se apegan tanto sus mascotas que las consideran parte de su familia y les hablan todo el tiempo pero a que se entiendan hay mucha diferencia, encontramos ari en querer uÑa a los leones y al parecer ellos entienden y hasta le responden. >> la simple idea de entrar a una jaula llena de leones es suficiente para aterrorizar a cualquiera pero este hombre lo hace todos los dÍas desde hace mÁs de 10 aÑos, los saluda, les hace costillas y dejar que ellos jueguen con Él aunque a veces puede ser peligroso. es mÁs, si es necesario, los reprende con un par de palabras. pero lo mÁs asombroso es que ellos al menos en apariencia entienden todo, y Él a ellos. >> ellos me reÚnen y yo les gruÑo.
Sep 27, 2010 5:00am PDT
theater in san francisco to try to set a new guinness record for largest ukelele ensemble. it still wasn't enough to beat the standing record held by great britain. that's 851 ukeleles. members of the santa cruz ukelele club say they aren't too upset about missing the record. they still had a great time. >>> this bud's for you. budweiser is launching a campaign today giving away a half million beers for free. the drinks will be given away at bars and restaurants all across the country through wednesday calling it national happy hour. the company is targeting the under 30 crowd which has actually largely ignored bud over the past several years. unfortunately, we weren't able to figure out which bars and restaurants will be giving away the brewskis. you have to kind of do some research. all right, it is 5:27. >>> an emergency landing caught on tape. >> heads down, stay down! stay down! >> what passengers of a delta flight had to cope with during a rough landing on saturday night. [ flight attendant continues to scream ] ,,,,,,,, i inherited my father's '69 norton commando. it's been a dre